Transneft Kama Region has finished scheduled repairs of the following petroleum products trunk pipelines (PPTPs): the Subkhankulovo – Almetievsk, the Naberezhnye Chelny – Almetievsk, the Nizhnekamsk – Naberezhnye Chelny, the Nizhnekamsk-2 – Naberezhnye Chelny and the pipeline offshoot to Avtodorstroi.
During a planned shutdown of petroleum products transportation, workers replaced 4 gate valves, assembled temporary PIG traps to conduct in-line diagnostics and eliminated 4 substandard air escape valves. In addition, the following works were carried out: midlife repair of one gate valve, maintenance of 16 gate valves, installation of three thermowells, replacement of five substandard pressure taps.
Round-the-clock safety of the operations was ensured by the staff of Almetievsk, Romashkino, Kazan and Udmurtia Regional Oil Pipeline Directorates of Transneft Kama Region.
All the works were performed according to the approved plan and within the established timeframes.
The transportation of petroleum products via Transneft Kama Region’s trunk pipelines was resumed within the planned deadlines, the pipelines are operating in the normal mode.